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Book covers for the Lionel Gelber Prize 2015 Longlist

Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Reveals Longlist for 25th Anniversary Awarding

January 26, 2015

William Thorsell, Jury Chair, today announced a longlist of ten international titles on foreign affairs that call out to a world of readers.

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Edward Snowden

After Snowden: The Munk School and LSE co-sponsor debate on the rules of cyberspace

January 23, 2015

The Munk School of Global Affairs co-sponsors a London School of Economics public forum on the continuing public policy debate about the rules of cyberspace.

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"The Digital Public Square"

The Digital Public Square

January 6, 2015

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced a new partnership with the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs to launch the Digital Public Square project, an up to $9-million initiative that will increase digital space for free expression and open political dialogue.

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Photo of Stephen J Toope in front of Munk School library

From the Director of the Munk School

January 5, 2015

Read a welcome message from Professor Stephen J. Toope, Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs.

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Picture of people protesting in Syrian city of Ar-Raqqah, courtesy of Beshr O: https://www.flickr.com/photos/beshro/8647270729

Links between ISIS and malware attacks on Syrian opposition groups

December 18, 2014

A Syrian citizen group critical of ISIS was recently the victim of a targeted malware attack designed to reveal their location, the Citizen Lab reports.

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Aerial photo of NSA headquarters in Fort Meade. Courtesy of NSA Website

Ron Deibert on the rift in cyberspace between global citizenship and the nation-state system

November 27, 2014

Professor Ron Deibert analyses the difficulties arising from new norms in cyberspace, how they conflict with the old established system of Westphalian nation-states, and how this tension can be reconciled.

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"Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Announced"

25th Lionel Gelber Prize Jury Announced

November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 (Toronto and Washington) – Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of the late Lionel Gelber, has announced the 2015 prize jury, selected by returning Jury Chair William Thorsell.

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Wide shot of large crowd in Hong Kong, by Alexander Synaptic: https://www.flickr.com/photos/synapticism/13782894124

Citizen Lab Report Highlighting Cyber Attack Danger Faced by Civil Society

November 11, 2014

The Citizen Lab published a new report entitled Communities @ Risk, detailing the persistent and disruptive cyber attacks experienced by CSOs protecting human rights and civil liberties

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The Custom House at Sunset in Dublin, Ireland. By Giuseppe Milo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/giuseppemilo/

MGA Report Published by Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

November 10, 2014

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) has published an in-depth report written by five MGA students detailing the status and policy considerations of social entrepreneurship in Ireland, representing a major contribution to the field.

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Picture of Barack Obama speaking at a podium at Fort Hood. By the US Army.

Janice Stein and John Stackhouse provide post-Debate commentary

November 10, 2014

Munk School Director Janice Stein and Senior Fellow John Stackhouse provide a written analysis on some of the arguments made during the November 6, 2014 Munk Debate on Obama’s foreign policy.

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